Easy Shrimp Tacos Recipe – Try My BBQ Shrimp Tacos For Quick Dinner

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Yes, my Shrimp Tacos Recipe is Quick Dinner for Eating Healthy!

When I was asked to prepare a Rush Hour Recipe on WAFB 9 News Noon show, I immediately thought about my easy shrimp tacos recipe.  I absolutely LOVE my BBQ Shrimp Tacos and, of course, who doesn’t like BBQ shrimp? With just a few ingredients and 30 minutes you can really put a healthy meal on the table fast! The classic flavor combination of the BBQ Shrimp Tacos recipe from my trim&TERRIFIC KITCHEN 101: Secrets to Cooking Confidence cookbook. This recipe is hard to beat!!! It will surely soon be a family favorite Easy Shrimp Tacos Recipe.

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This is one of my go-to recipes for a quick shrimp dinner. I always keep shrimp in my freezer or you can buy it already peeled shrimp at the grocery. Use corn tortillas to make this recipe gluten-free.

Use whatever condiments you prefer as making my healthy easy recipe is always about creative cooking. The BBQ Shrimp Tacos from KITCHEN 101 are a great quick dinner option. Honestly, I whip up this recipe in minutes for a last minute meal.

My Favorites, BBQ shrimp and Tacos, in one marvelous Easy Shrimp Tacos Recipe

BBQ Shrimp Tacos from KITCHEN 101

Makes 4 servings

1 pound medium shrimp, peeled
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoons minced garlic
3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 bunch green onions, chopped
1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1 tablespoon chili powder
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/4 cup barbecue sauce
1 cup chopped tomatoes
1/4 cup chopped red onion
Salt and pepper to taste (I like Slap Ya Mama seasoning)
4 flour tortillas, warmed

1. In bowl or resealable plastic bag, coat shrimp with olive oil. Add all ingredients except tomatoes, onion, and tortillas. Marinate 1-2 hours, time permitting.
2. In large nonstick skillet coated with nonstick cooking spray, add shrimp (discarding extra marinade). Sauté shrimp until done.
3. In small bowl, combine tomatoes and onion. Season to taste. Make tacos with tortillas, shrimp, and tomato mixture.

Nutritional info per serving: Calories 228, Calories from Fat 22%, Fat 5g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 143mg, Sodium 662mg, Carbohydrates 24g, Dietary Fiber 2g, Total Sugars 6g, Protein 19g, Dietary Exchanges: 1 1/2 starch, 3 lean meat

Terrific Tip: Peeled shrimp may be bought fresh or frozen. If frozen, defrost first.  Garnish with avocado.


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With over 1 MILLION COOKBOOKS sold, Holly Clegg has become a culinary expert on easy healthy everyday recipes through her nationally recognized best-selling trim&TERRIFIC® and Eating Well cookbook series, including Eating Well Through Cancer, (English, Spanish and Chinese editions), Eating Well to Fight Arthritis and Diabetic Cooking with the ADA. Clegg attended the Cordon Bleu Cooking School, London and has appeared on Fox & Friends, NBC Weekend Today, QVC, The 700 Club, USA Today, Cooking Light Magazine, Web MD, and Huff Post. She consulted and did spokesperson work for Walmart, Teflon, DuPont, The Coca-Cola Company, and hospitals throughout the country. For more information, visit About Holly or The Healthy Cooking Blog for more recipes and tips.
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